Sedat Celasun (1915, Istanbul – 17 July 1998) was a Turkish general. He was General Commander of the Gendarmerie of Turkey from 1978 to 1983. He was one of the five leaders of the 1980 military coup, and after the coup he was a member of the Presidential Council.

Sedat Celasun
General Commander of the Gendarmerie of Turkey
In office
25 August 1978 – 6 December 1983
Preceded byŞahap Yardımoğlu
Succeeded byMehmet Buyruk
Personal details
Born1915[1]
Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
Died17 July 1998[1]
Military service
AllegianceTurkey
Branch/serviceTurkish Army
RankGeneral

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Murat KIRAY, Milliyet, 17 July 1998, Celasun vefat etti